Synonyms of 'basis'
1 arrangementDictionary, way, system
We're going to be meeting there on a regular basis.
2 foundationDictionary, support, base
The UN plan is a possible basis for negotiation.
Best friends are the foundation of my life.
Rats had been gnawing at the supports of the house.
The mattress is best on a solid bed base.
a sounder financial footing for the future
He sat at the bottom of the stairs.
the principles of quantum theory
These proposals represent a realistic starting point for negotiation.
These courses provide the groundwork of statistical theory.
point of departure
phraseon the basis of
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An agreement is a formal decision about future action which is made by two or more countries, groups, or people.
a new defence agreement
An arrangement is an agreement that you make with someone to do something.
The caves can be visited only by prior arrangement.
Thesaurus for basis from the Collins English Thesaurus
If something is done on a particular basis , it is done according to that method , system, or principle.